It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when the Mets owned New York City. And at the center of it all was Davey Johnson.
Ryan Zimmerman homered in the fourth off Mets rookie Matt Harvey and Ian Desmond connected off Jon Rauch in the eighth, helping the Nationals complete a three-game sweep.
The MLB playoff race is heating up! Find out which teams are in it for real in Evan’s weekly rankings.
Bryce Harper had looked so bad all season against R.A. Dickey’s dancing knuckleball that he didn’t even expect to play Tuesday night. Nationals manager Davey Johnson had a different idea.
Gio Gonzalez earned his big league-leading 19th victory and the Washington Nationals backed him with three home runs to beat the listless New York Mets 5-1 Monday night.
R.A. Dickey’s attempt to become a 20-game winner is one of the few storylines remaining for the Mets this September.
The Nationals may regret shutting down ace Stephen Strasburg.
Who could have seen this coming? Baseball enters its home stretch with surprise teams all over Roberts’ rankings. Meanwhile, the Yankees continue to slide… and slide…
The Mets want to shut down Harvey after 165, 170, 175 innings? Sure. Why not. A few days ago, I probably would have said otherwise. But I always reserve the right to change my mind.
Consider MLB on notice; there’s a new sheriff in town. Cincinnati gets the top spot in Evan’s weekly rankings, while the Yankees continue to slip and slide downward.
A Dodgers-Yankees World Series has not been seen since Tommy Lasorda led the 1981 Dodgers to a six-game victory over the Yankees.
Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher loves playing for the Yankees, but it may take a good chunk of change for him to return to the Bronx in 2013.
Bryce Harper had a home run and a triple, and Danny Espinosa homered to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 victory against the New York Mets on Sunday.
Jonathon Niese pitched into the eighth inning and Ike Davis hit a two-run homer in the seventh to lead the New York Mets over the Washington Nationals 2-0 Saturday night.
Michael Morse hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper also homered and the Washington Nationals became the latest team to tag a struggling Johan Santana in their 6-4 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.